Media is one of our core practice areas and our international teams are recognised as some of the best lawyers in the business. We work with traditional media companies as well as cutting-edge companies looking to innovate and disrupt. For example, we work with traditional TV broadcasters and platforms but we also advise companies launching cross-platform services or who are looking to produce content or make content available for the first time.

Our work in Digital Media, together with the in-house experience of many of our team, gives us an intimate knowledge of this ever-evolving market. We understand the issues affecting the industry and know how to resolve them. We can quickly focus on what really matters and identify a solution.

We make sure we’re at the forefront of industry developments so we can influence change and advise clients on what’s on the horizon. We have a deep knowledge of the Digital Single Market and how it will impact media businesses.

Experience


Top Gear

Advising on Chris Evans' deal to present the reincarnation of Top Gear post Clarkson.

Robot Wars

Advising on the format licensing arrangements for the 2016 reboot of this popular programme.

Facebook

Advising on the broadcast regulatory issues surrounding the launch of its Live service.

Microsoft

Amongst other things, advising on almost 100 Xbox and MSN content licensing deals.

Hooopla (the Netflix for libraries)

Advised on a full range of commercial and regulatory matters.

Netflix

Advised the world's leading internet subscription service, Netflix for digital content on its initial deployment across Europe and continued expansion.

Vodafone

Advising on the launch of their TV service.

Freeview Play

Advising on the launch of the Freeview play service.

Big Balls Media

We advise this producer of online football content on its branded content arrangements.

Beats

Advised Beats on all distribution and sales channels outside the US, including EMEA, Latin America and Asia.

Mirriad

Assisting this TV ad tech business with its commercial arrangements.

Broadcasters

Advised on broadcast services agreements including playout and channel management.

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